Reports to: Workshop Manager

Supervises: Five or more tradespersons including leading hands where applicable (for foreperson supervising only Production/Processing personnel – see MP06 in the Manufacturing Production Section).

Main objectives: Direction of engineering tradesperson with a view to carrying out work in an efficient, cost effective and quality based manner.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of workshop, workshop personnel and subcontractors.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate work priorities within workshop.
  • Ensure maintenance, services and repairs are organised and performed to meet the demands.
  • Communicate and liaise with customers and sub-contractors as required
  • Responsible for compliance with quality standards.
  • Maintain stock levels.
  • Oversee training of apprentices.

Typical qualifications and experience: Trade Certificate. May have obtained supervisory/basic Management Certificate.